17 Scrumptiously Tempting Recipes You Can Eat For Just Under $10

These mouth-watering delights are a dream come true. Could you have ever imagined food being so tasty, so nutritious, so filling and costing under 10 bucks all at the same time? Sounds unbelievable? Well…you’re in for a ‘treat’

1. Easy Oven Fajitas.

1. Easy Oven Fajitas

 Get the Recipe here: budgetbytes

Fajitas that calm down a hungry crowd for good! The meat combined with the vegetables (or just plain vegetables) bake beauifuly in the oven. Your guests can enjoy it with tortillas and toppings of their choice. So easy, SO delicious. Cost: $7.78 recipe / $1.95 serving.

2. Shrimp Fried Rice.

2. Shrimp Fried Rice

 Recipe here : allrecipes

Craving for a Chinese takeout? Even the cheapest restaurant eats can add up fast. So the next time you’re tummy shouts out CHINESE, cook up some fried rice yourself! Low in cost and high in flavor, it’s also a great way to use up whatever you’ve got in the fridge…And who DOESN’T like Shrimp Fried Rice! Yummy yum yum…

3. Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas.

3. Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Quesadillas are just the perfect snack and are way better than anything you’ll probably get at a drive through. This spicy mix of black beans, corn, onion, and cheese just sets your taste buds in the mood. Cost: $6.61 recipe/ $0.66 each.

4. Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili.

4.. Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Who doesn’t love a delicious pot of chili every now and then. Whether you’re out tailgating or having a sleepover with your best mates, chili is just the best for every occasion. This easy version uses Mexican chorizo to add a blast of flavor and a little bit of sweet potato for extra texture, color, and nutrients. BONUS: Freezes well and is an excellent leftover! Cost: $8.63 recipe / $1.44 serving

5. Dragon Noodles.

5. Dragon Noodles

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Dragon Noodles are famous because they’re DRAGON NOODLES! Everybody loves ’em and they’re super easy to cook within minutes. Add chicken or vegetables for a more well rounded meal, or just leave it sweet and simple. Tastes best every time. Cost: $2.04 recipe / $1.02 serving.

6. Faux Cubano Grilled Cheese.

6. Faux Cubano Grilled Cheese

 Recipe here: seriouseats

Cheese…Butter…Ham… Yellow Mustard…Pickle Chips – I think you get it! So many great things all together makes one heaven of a sandwich. Easy to make, insanely delicious and costs approximately $8. Can I get an Amen.

7. Ricotta Gnocchi With Lemon and Basil.

7. Ricotta Gnocchi With Lemon and Basil

 Recipe here: babble

These pillow like riccota-filled gnocchi with lemon and basil, give you the gourmet flavor and they are super cheap. Even your kids will love you for this treat and will be happy to lend a hand!

8. One Pot Sausage & Mushroom Pasta.

8. One Pot Sausage & Mushroom Pasta

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Can you think of anything more comforting than pasta with red sauce? I think not. This version cooks pasta right within the sauce creating an amazing flavor at a surprisingly low cost! Can’t imagine of cooking the pasta any other way. Cost: $9.23 recipe / $1.15 serving.

9. Bulgur Salad with Apricots, Radicchio, Herbs and Walnuts.

9. Bulgur Salad with Apricots, Radicchio, Herbs and Walnuts

 Recipe here: seriouseats

Bulgur is an ancient Middle Eastern grain made from whole wheat kernels that are  parboiled, dried and crushed. This nutritious salad combines the musky flavor of apricot with the crunchiness of the walnuts giving a chewy and nutty-tasting recipe that is sure to give you a ‘Foodgasm’! The radicchio and herbs add to the color of the dish which is high in fiber, protein, and nutrients. Cost: Approx. $4

10. Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado (Vegan).

10. Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado (Vegan)

 Recipe here: seriouseats

This tasty little vegan sandwich is all you need to start your day with a bang! Combing some fresh Avocados with a delicious bean spread, you are sure to have a memorable breakfast experience.

11. Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta.

11. Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Dinner is served under 30 minutes with this one hell of a creamy recipe. Don’t  go on spending a fortune at Macaroni Grill, surprise your date with this fancy creamy pasta recipe made in fraction of the cost and time. Cost: $3.72 recipe / $0.93 serving.

12. Southwest Chicken Skillet.

12. Southwest Chicken Skillet

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Here’s one skillet classic. Requires no chopping. Just mix in all of the ingredients together and let it cook. And as for the leftovers…mouth melting fabulous! Cost: $5.21 recipe / $1.30 serving.

13. Cheesy Grits with Spring Vegetables.

13. Cheesy Grits with Spring Vegetables

 Recipe here: seriouseats

This rockstar recipe will be a sure hit at a nice Sunday brunch. Poached eggs, snap peas, Mushrooms, Parmesan, Cheddar Cheese….So Cheesy!  And also under $10

14. Chunky Lentil & Vegetable Soup.

14. Chunky Lentil & Vegetable Soup

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Presenting the the ultimate ‘back-up’ soup – just make up a big batch of it and then store single servings in the freezer for those nights when you’re tired as hell and you just don’t feel like cooking. It’s nourishing and absolutely packed with flavor. Cost: $5.24 recipe / $0.52 serving.

15. Lemon Shrimp With Mustard-Herb Roasted Onions.

15. Lemon Shrimp With Mustard-Herb Roasted Onions

 Recipe here: seriouseats

Shrimp is not exactly cheap, but there are versions of cheap. If you take up the hectic tasks of shelling and cleaning them yourselves, you’ve already cut the price by a lot. This recipe of shrimp involves cooking the shrimp fast in a hot oven. The flavor is derived from the zests of citrus that coat the shrimp. The onions you flavor it right using pantry basics (mustard, dried herbs, and red pepper),you get your gourmet, inexpensive and juicy shrimp. Total Cost (for 2 portions): $7.99

16. Curried Chickpeas with Spinach.

16. Curried Chickpeas with Spinach

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

Packed with tons of flavor, this bowl of goodness is a perfect companion on a chilly winter night. A vegan dish so delicious and overwhelmingly tasty that it finally brings together vegetarians and carnivores to sit back and enjoy a meal in peacel! Cost: $5.40 recipe / $1.35 serving.

17. Spinach Feta Grilled Cheese.

17. Spinach Feta Grilled Cheese

 Recipe here: budgetbytes

When I say comfort food, the first thing that pops into your head is grilled cheese! Pop it up with some frozen spinach, a little garlic, red pepper flakes, and feta, and you now have a fancy restaurant style sandwich. Cost: $3.40 recipe / $1.70 serving.

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